Behavioral Treatment Manager
Community Bridges | Concord, NH
Community Bridges is an area agency celebrating 35 years working with individuals who experience developmental and intellectual disabilities.Through our Person Centered Thinking approach we support families and individuals to reach their goals by listening to each persons goals for their life with a focus on what is possible not on their disability.
The Behavioral Treatment Manager provides agency consultation and support for all individuals served who have involvement with the criminal justice system or who have been identified as being at risk for such involvement as a result of formal clinical assessment. The Behavioral Treatment Manager, in consultation with the Director of Operations and is responsible for the development, implementation and on-going revision of standards and practices for regional supports and services relating to individuals with high risk behavioral and forensic needs, as well as act as a trainer and mentor to Behavioral Case Managers.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related field. A Master’s degree may be substituted for two years of required experience.
Experience: Four years experience in a related field including previous case management duties. Two years ‘experience specific to individuals with high risk of engagement with the legal or law enforcement system. Prefer experience supporting people with Intellectual / Developmental Disabilities and co-occurring mental health and / or behavioral challenges, and experience with risk assessments.
- Coordinate the development and implementation of Risk Management procedures for assigned individuals within the timelines established statewide. This is to include writing the individual risk management plans in conjunction with the individual’s support teams and specialists and presentation of the plan at the local and state level for approval, and Area Agency representation on the Statewide Community of Practice and Risk Management Committees.
- Provide consultation for Case Managers of individuals connected to the Family Directed Support, In Home Supports and Self Directed Services teams.
- Chair the Area Agency’s Local Risk Management and Clinical Review teams, and participate in providing consultation and making recommendation’s regarding the provision of individual risk mitigation and management strategies.
- Chair Regional Human Rights Committees (Levels 1, 2 and 3) to coordinate review and approval of Behavior Support Plans in accordance with Regional Standards and timeframes.
- Monitor risk management and behavior support plans, including required periodic reviews to determine the individual’s progress and movement through the continuum of services.
- Assure Case Management staff are adequately trained regarding resources, processes, systems, applicable rules and regulations, as well as internal policy and best practice for assessing, supporting and planning for individuals with high risk behaviors.
- Provide consultation to safeguard that approved standards/best practices for service development for individuals with forensic and high risk support needs are implemented throughout the RFP (request for proposals) / Service Development process, as well as on-going service delivery and monitoring, and update standards and practices as needed.
- Coordinate regional training opportunities to enhance the skills of Case Managers and local providers in serving people with forensic and high risk needs.
- Provide regular reports to the Director of Operations for IFS and Executive Director concerning high-risk incidents involving individuals with forensic needs/high risk needs.
- Serve as primary Area Agency liaison with members of local criminal justice system.
- Monitor contract services with forensic and behavioral clinicians.
- Other duties that may be required or needed.